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the foregoing

noun [S] uk   /ˈfɔː.ɡəʊ.ɪŋ/ us    /ˈfɔːr.ɡoʊ.ɪŋ/ formal
what has just been mentioned or described: I can testify to the foregoing since I was actually present when it happened.
foregoing
adjective [before noun] uk   us  
The foregoing account was written 50 years after the incident.
Translations of “the foregoing”
in Chinese (Traditional) 前面所提到的事物, 以上所述…
in Chinese (Simplified) 前面所提到的事物, 以上所述…
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